The Consortium for Emergency Services Technology (CEST) held its founding meeting on March 10, 2021 to discuss its plans to enhance public-private partnerships and improving technology solutions for emergency services across the nation. Click here to read the full press release. About the CEST The need for the private sector to have a seat at […]
The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), in partnership with the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), has recently launched a unique mapping and analysis tool—the ShakeOut Participation Dashboard. The dashboard depicts nationwide participation rates among K-12 students in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, relative to the number of students enrolled in K-12 public schools. It is […]
CUSEC is seeking proposals from independent contractors, firms, and/or organizations to support a regional, multi-state earthquake and disaster resiliency planning effort. The application period is August 12, 2020 through August 28, 2020 at 4:30PM CDT. For information, view the employment/request for proposals section of our website.
Cecil Whaley, Assistant Director and Earthquake Program Manager of the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), passed away today. Being involved in the earthquake program for more than 30 years, Cecil was one of CUSEC’s and NEHRP’s biggest champions. As one of several long standing State Earthquake Program Managers, he was recognized by the National Earthquake […]
CUSEC, along with our Member and Associate States, are participating in FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 regional earthquake exercise from May 29 – June 7, 2019. The exercise is designed to test response and recovery capabilities following a major New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake and is the culmination of several years of planning and preparedness activities […]